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Flemingia semialata Roxb. ex Aiton, Hort. Kew. ed. 2(4): 349. 1812. Parker, For. Fl. Punj. 3rd, ed. 165. 1956.

  • Flemingia congesta var. semialata (Roxb. ex Ait.) Baker
  • Moghania semialata (Roxb. ex Ait.) Muk.

    Erect shrub, young branches densely hairy. Leaf trifoliolate, petiole 2.5-7.5 cm long, narrowly winged; leaflets up to 15.0 cm long, c. 5 cm broad, broadly lanceolate, acuminate, minutely gland-dotted below, the lateral leaflets oblique, petiolule c. 5 mm long; stipules c. 12.5 mm long, amplexicaul. Inflorescence axillary or terminal often branched racemes, equal to or longer than petiole. Bracts ovate, caducous. Calyx 6-6.5 mm long, densely silky, teeth much longer than the tube. Corolla purple. 6-6.5 mm long. Fruit 12-13 mm long, pubescent, 2-seeded.

    Fl.Per.: August-September.

    Type: Native of Nepal, cultivated in Kew Gardens, (untraceable).

    Distribution: Pakistan; India; Nepal; Bhutan; Sikkim.


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